Kim Wallace - Senior Consultant

Kim Wallace, J.D.

Senior Consultant

Kim Wallace is a software and systems expert with more than 15 years of experience in software development, network security, and release management. She has worked on product teams developing enterprise security software, virtualization software, wearable and mobile devices, and distributed database systems. She has particular expertise in software supply chain and release management. 

Kim is also an expert in privacy and data protection with a particular interest in Privacy by Design and the interface between privacy regulations and technology products. She holds several IAPP certifications and graduated from the Privacy Law Certificate program at Santa Clara University Law School in 2021. 

Kim currently serves as a consultant in Quandary Peak’s Due Diligence team in supporting technology investments, mergers & acquisitions, as well as software related litigations. She is skilled in security analysis, software architecture, and code review and assessment including web application security.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Admitted to practice law in California
  • Led teams performing a variety of software engineering functions including build automation, SDK development, and long-term device sustaining 
  • Developed network and security plans for start-ups and corporate spin-outs 
  • Adept at explaining technical concepts in non-technical language 
  • Certifications in cybersecurity and privacy: CISSP, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, and CIPT

Areas of Expertise

  • Computer/Network Security
    Network security configuration, intrusion detection, cybersecurity documentation and compliance, firewall configuration, software development environment security
  • Programming and software development
    Perl, Python, Java, JavaScript, C, C++, Perforce, Apache Subversion, CVS, Jira, Jenkins, Make, configuration management, build and packaging automation
  • Database
    MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Operating systems
    Linux, MacOS, Unix platforms
  • Privacy
    CCPA and GDPR compliance auditing, software privacy evaluation, Privacy by Design, data flow mapping, OneTrust

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